Winner Winner

The ultimate comfort food joint in Newport Just like its sister restaurant Mission—which is known for having the best burger on Aquidneck Island or, more arguably, the best burger anywhere—Winner Winner elevates your favorite comfort food favorites to a new level. In the same spirit as Mission revolutionized the burger, Winner Winner serves up fried […]

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Christmas at The Ocean House

A few snapshots of Christmas cheer in Watch Hill I’ve always heard that the Ocean House is beautiful year-round—especially in the summer—but it was such a surreal experience enjoying the hotel and beautiful beach views with the family for Christmas.  My cousin and her family hosted Christmas day in the Narragansett Suite. Only Taylor Swift’s […]

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A Gilded Weekend in Newport

I pulled out all of the stops for Salve Regina University’s 40th Annual Governor’s Ball Staying in style Since I have never needed to stay at a hotel in Newport before, I wanted to pick the perfect place. Earlier this fall, Jess Kirby of Prosecco & Plaid wrote a blog post on her trip to […]

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Pasta Beach Newport

Take a bite of an Italian summer at Pasta Beach, year-round If you’ve ever visited Newport during the cold weather months, you know that the cold, ocean wind can sometimes settle so uncomfortably—yet so easily—underneath your skin. There are a few practical solutions to fend off this bone-chilling cold during daylight hours—either enjoy a slew […]

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Baby, Pull Me Closer

A personal photoshoot inspired by The Chainsmokers’ hit, Closer If you haven’t been able to tell from past blog posts, I don’t focus on my personal style and outfitting. Why? Because I don’t have a dream budget to hire a team or a live-in photographer boyfriend with a DSLR to take all sorts of stylish […]

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Celebrate the Holidays at Salve Regina University’s 40th Annual Governor’s Ball

With less than forty days away from the university’s annual winter ball, it’s time to get your tickets for the most beautiful holiday party in Newport, Rhode Island.  The Governor’s Ball is a beautiful evening for Salve alumni, parents and friends of the university, but there’s more to the holiday cheer—tickets and sponsorships support scholarships […]

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Five Things to Do in Newport Columbus Day Weekend

I’m going on a spontaneous trip to Madison, Wisconsin to visit a friend—it’s very exciting, but I know that I’ll be missing a few cool events happening in Newport this weekend! If you’re able to make it, take advantage of these cool events in downtown Newport. Laugh out loud at the Rogue Island Comedy Festival. […]

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Summer 2016 in Pictures

After two difficult years, this summer has made up for time I thought I already lost.  It was the first summer that I wasn’t either living or spending an extended period of time in Rhode Island—I thought I was going to be stuck in suburbia, perhaps make the occasional trip to New York City. I […]

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The Ocean House & Watch Hill Inn

Life is a beach I’ve never spent time in Watch Hill—this may have to do with the fact that I grew up in Narragansett and attended university in Newport, two places in Rhode Island that are sought out destinations themselves. I stayed one night with family at the waterfront condo my cousin had rented at […]

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Fishers Island Lemonade, the Next-Level Hard Lemonade

Your summer nights and weekend brunches will never be the same. I first heard of Fishers Island Lemonade when I was reading an issue of Report from Newport, Salve Regina University’s magazine. I didn’t pay attention to the mention of whiskey or the phrase “cocktail in a can”—a recent graduate, I was more focused on […]

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